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Meet Alumni Michaelanne Butler ’14

As a student I studied global studies and business, so I came to MCU wanting to fuse the best of business and philanthropy. I basically wanted to learn how to change the world. I knew that I didn’t know everything, but my freshman year certainly taught me that I had a lot more to learn than I had anticipated.

Alumni Update: Curtis James Boyd ’06

Curtis James Boyd attended Marymount from 2004 to 2006, receiving his associate degree. He went on to earn a bachelor’s in nursing from West Coast University a few years later. Currently, Boyd manages his own Los Angeles public relations firm, working for more than 1,000 clients from across the U.S.

Alumni Profile: Laura Alioto ’79

Laura Woodhouse Alioto graduated from Marymount College in 1979 and went on to earn a business degree at Pepperdine University. She played collegiate tennis as a Marymount student. After graduation, she initially ran a small business in La Jolla, California, and then raised two daughters who are now themselves college

Bruna Fileta, MBA ‘16

Bruna Fileta decided to move away from her homeland, Brazil, for a new life in the United States. What she didn’t realize is that it would give her so many opportunities that changed her mind about moving back home and helped her feel good and secure enough to call the United States her new home.

Hunter Lau ’12

Marymount alum Hunter Lau started medical school this August at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison. After working in an emergency department in Madison for the past year and a half, he decided he would like to become an emergency medicine physician.

Peter Wollner ‘92

Marymount alumnus Peter Wollner attended Marymount from 1990 to 1992. After receiving his Associate of Arts in International Business, Wollner transferred to Loyola Marymount University. “Before Marymount, I did not have an idea about the future that lay ahead of me. After Marymount, I had an idea that my future would be bright and I was ready for the adventure called ‘life.’”

Alumni Profile: Barton Kimball

Marymount graduate Barton Kimball is an Emmy award-winning producer for NBC’s “The Voice.” On September 20, 2015, Kimball received an Emmy as a producer on “The Voice” in the Outstanding Reality-Competition Program category at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards. Kimball has a long list of credits as a producer on

Alumni Profile: Brenda Brkusic

Marymount graduate Brenda Brkusic ’01 is an Emmy Award®-winning television producer and the executive producer of Program Development and National Productions for PBSSoCaL. In July 2015, she was honored with two Los Angeles Area Emmy® Awards, marking her third and fourth Emmy wins.

Tiffany Gutierrez

Alumna Tiffany Gutierrez (Rados) attended Marymount from 2008-2010, before transferring to Loyola Marymount University to complete a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature. “It’s hard to put into words a time that I believe has so thoroughly shaped who I am today,” says Gutierrez, who has returned to Marymount as the new Business and Transfer Student Enrollment Advisor. “My time at Marymount was never lacking in excitement, adventure or courage.”